Radpole 4S

By denofhay on May 01, 2020

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I fly this build on a 4s 450mah battery and it rips pretty hard while getting a range of about 3-8 min flight times depending on how hard i hit it and which prop i use. I originally had tachyon 1108 7500kv motors but they were only giving me a min or two of flight time so i switched over to the 1105's. Ive been experimenting with different props and i like the 2540 pitch props like the azure power and gemfan flash's for freestyle. The hqprop 65mm biblades with a low camera angle will get me upwards to 7-8 mins of just cruising around at a low speed checking things out. Ended up with good performance and flight times which was my goal, i definitely recommend this frame.

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Part List

Frame

Tadpole (30 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$35.00

Flight Controller

BetaFPV Toothpick F4 V2 2-4S AIO Whoop Flight Controller w/ 20A 4in1 ESC - XT30 (24 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$41.99

Motors

4 x iFlight XING Nano X1105 4500Kv Micro MotorDefault Title (9 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$59.96

Propellers

HQ Prop 2.5x3.5x3 Tri-Blade 2.5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorGreen (27 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.60

FPV Camera

EMAX Tinyhawk II Race Replacement Camera - Runcam Nano 2
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

FPV Transmitter

PandaRC VT5804 Air 25x25 25-400mW 5.8GHz VTX - U.FL (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$18.16

Antenna

Lumenier Micro AXII 5.8GHz U.FL FPV Antenna - Choose Your PolarizationLHCP (59 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Receiver

FrSky R-XSR 2.4GHz Micro ReceiverDefault Title (936 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$21.99

Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (179 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$169.99

Batteries

Tattu 14.8V 4S 450mAh 75C LiPo Micro Battery (Long Type) - XT30 (7 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$14.89

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S Multi-Protocol RF Module OpenTX 2.4GHz RC Transmitter w/ V3 Hall Gimbals (96 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$199.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO2 OLED FPV Goggles (71 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$499.00

3D Printed

Armattan Tadpole Landing Feet by iRage
Thingiverse.com
See Site

3D Printed

Armattan Tadpole Arm Protector and Softmount (remixed) by napstersgear
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Hardware

Armattan Tadpole Whoop AIO Board Bracket KitDefault Title (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.49

Misc Parts

Tools for FPV (57 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$6.95

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (179 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$169.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX LITE - Long Range R/C Transmitter (33 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$149.95

Battery Charger

HOTA D6 Pro 325W 15A 1-6S Dual Channel AC/DC Smart Charger w/ Wireless Cellphone Charging - Choose Your Color (54 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$117.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (264 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$58.99
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dario_marroquin   May 02, 2020  

Duuude! You read my mind, im going to build one of this exactly like yours! How does it perform? How much flight time do you have on 3s and 4s?

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dario_marroquin   May 02, 2020 

Thanks man! Have you tried 650 or do you think it is to heavy?

denofhay   May 02, 2020 
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probably too big if anything. this is the tattu 4s 450mah longtype at it is about as big as you want it to be. betafpv also makes a 450mah 4s and it is a tad wider.

dario_marroquin   May 03, 2020 

Nice man! Thanks a lot sorry for asking the description didn't appear on my phone lol

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